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Shack PSA: Call of Duty Elite Founder registration ends today

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 30, 2011 8:00am PST

Activision's premium COD service offers extra benefits for "Founders," and today is the last day you can get the shiny, special "permanent designation" that only a million other people have so far.

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"For Founders and Hardened Edition and tokens and deadlines and all that, it would have been nice ..."

- Clawwe see all 15 comments

Call of Duty Elite will be operational for Thanksgiving

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 23, 2011 2:30pm PST

Call of Duty subscription service will be fully operational for Thanksgiving and the holiday weekend.

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"I'm really starting to hate gaming. Pretty soon this will be standard. Paying for the best perks ..."

- beef2187 see all 3 comments

One million Call of Duty Elite memberships sold

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 22, 2011 6:00am PST

So how unprecedented was demand for Call of Duty Elite? Activision has announced that it's only taken six days to sell one million premium memberships to Call of Duty Elite.

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"They say there will be a lot more maps, like 1 a month, but I think that's bullshit. Those maps ..."

- Dr_Cube see all 38 comments

Over 1,600 Modern Warfare 3 bans delivered

By Xav de Matos, Nov 18, 2011 6:15pm PST

Over 1,600 players have been banned from Modern Warfare 3 for cheating, glitching, and using hacks, according to Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling.

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"any ban for cheating is better than no ban, even if it only makes a few people stop before ..."

- Wiz74 see all 17 comments

Modern Warfare 3 video review

By Shack Staff, Nov 18, 2011 3:15pm PST

You may have seen our written review of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, but here's our final word on the title in easily consumable video form.

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"I liked it. As badcaps said, cut the trailer content at the beginning and start right away with ..."

- code-e255 see all 8 comments

GameStop sells 600K Call of Duty Elite memberships

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 17, 2011 3:45pm PST

How popular is Call of Duty Elite? In a recent earnings call, GameStop announced that nearly 600,000 subscriptions were sold at their stores.

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"The parents of these kids don't care about the rating systems."

- Madwacker see all 6 comments

Modern Warfare 3 hits 5-day record of $775 million

By Steve Watts, Nov 17, 2011 7:00am PST

Activision has unsurprisingly announced big sales for Modern Warfare 3, topping previous series records for sales and concurrent play.

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"bah MW3.. i just got out of an amazing BF3 match though.. (Hardcore mode atw)"

- technotica see all 28 comments

Call of Duty Elite membership extended 30 days due to 'intermittent' service

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 10, 2011 10:30am PST

Call of Duty Elite's subscription service has not been able to manage launch load. As such, Activision is extended subscriptions by 30 days, as an apology for poor service.

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"Supposedly, they are working on an implementation of Elite for PC players, but I'm not holding ..."

- digitalrogue see all 3 comments

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 review

By Garnett Lee, Nov 08, 2011 12:01am PST

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has arrived. With two primary developers at the helm, does the franchise evolve or has the recipe for success been followed for another year? Read the Shacknews review.

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"I consider myself a front pager and I think these reviews suck. I like that they dont give a ..."

- UberKalden see all 65 comments

Modern Warfare 3 killstreaks listed

By Steve Watts, Nov 07, 2011 12:30pm PST

How many kills will you need to achieve to activate Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's "Strike Packages"? The full list of killstreaks, revealed.

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"I fucking love how everyone is Derping over this game. And that includes it's defenders."

- Dschinghis Khan see all 37 comments

Modern Warfare 3 'Hardened Edition' unboxing

By Shack Staff, Nov 07, 2011 10:30am PST

We take a closer look at the 'Hardened' edition of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and examine whether or not the $99 asking price is worth the price of admission.

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"I walked into a Gamestop about three weeks ago and asked about this and they said the Hardened ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 16 comments

How Modern Warfare 3 dedicated servers work

By Steve Watts, Nov 07, 2011 8:45am PST

Sledgehammer Games has published a basic walkthrough of how to create your own dedicated server in Modern Warfare 3.

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"You cant rank on Dedicated servers? that is pure bs. Who the hell wants to play p2p."

- abjectblitz see all 11 comments

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 commercial is star-studded, explosive

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 07, 2011 6:45am PST

The newest COD commercial--titled "The Vet & the n00b"--stars Sam Worthington, Jonah Hill, and Dwight Howard, in an explosive CG-filled live-action spectacle of a trailer.

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"I get a big grin every time it pops up on TV. Great commercial."

- Danny5225 see all 52 comments

Developers say new generation of consoles not yet needed

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 04, 2011 8:45am PDT

Isn't it about time Sony and Microsoft announced the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox next-thing-they're-going-to-name-it? Industry Gamers polled a few developers, and the general consensus seems to be "no."

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"Wouldn't it be even better to follow the GW system? I think the main client is like 8MB? And it ..."

- SlingBlaze see all 67 comments

Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer has 880 total levels

By Xav de Matos, Nov 02, 2011 8:30pm PDT

Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling has revealed there are ten opportunities to Prestige in Modern Warfare 3 to go along with the multiplayer mode's 80 levels.

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"You have to go 80 levels before you can prestige once, then once you prestige the tenth time, ..."

- SOTGAce see all 44 comments